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What if your smoke alarm goes off but you're not there? The Leeo Smart Alert Nightlight will text your phone

What if your smoke alarm goes off but you're not there? The Leeo Smart Alert Nightlight will text your phone

By 21 October 2014

Just about every home has a smoke alarm these days - if you don't, you should - and even just one placed in a house can be quite literally life saving. However, what if there's a fire at your home and you're not there to hear the alarm go off? How would... >>

Dyson's first air multiplier humidifer has ultraviolet light that kills most bacteria

Dyson's first air multiplier humidifer has ultraviolet light that kills most bacteria

By 20 October 2014

Dyson has a new humidifier that uses the company's Air Multiplier technology to distribute air as well as ultraviolet cleansing to kill bacteria in water. More specifically, the Dyson humidfier can kill 99.9 per cent of bacteria in water and promises... >>

A week in reviews 13 - 17 October: Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Sony Xperia Z3 and loads more

A week in reviews 13 - 17 October: Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Sony Xperia Z3 and loads more

By 18 October 2014

October is a busy month in the world of tech and this week we've published no less than a 14 full reviews. That's two a day you lucky so and sos. And that's not even counting Apple's and Google's big news in the iPad Air 2 and Nexus 6 and 9 announcements.... >>

Smarthome category added to O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards

Smarthome category added to O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards

By 15 October 2014

You spoke, we’ve listened, and following feedback from readers, the industry, and close friends of Pocket-lint, we’ve added a Smarthome category to the O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards. The working long list features some great products as we celebrate... >>

Honeywell Evohome adds ifttt support, now you can control your heating via an email

Honeywell Evohome adds ifttt support, now you can control your heating via an email

By 14 October 2014

Honeywell has teamed up with internet of things site If This Then That to offer access to the company's connected thermostats in its Evohome range. The new options, which go live today, will allow ifttt users the chance to set up a number of sequenced... >>

Philips LivingColors Iris review
4 out of 5

Philips LivingColors Iris review

By 14 October 2014

As the Philips Hue - the intelligent lighting setup that you can control via your smartphone - continues to grow, there are more product options for providing the light. The Iris is yet another one of those options but it also has the benefit of working... >>

Samsung’s Wi-Fi is going to be five times faster, meaning a movie download per second

Samsung’s Wi-Fi is going to be five times faster, meaning a movie download per second

By 13 October 2014

Samsung is working on the next generation of Wi-Fi that will increase download speeds by five times. This new 60GHz Wi-Fi will mean downloads of up to 575MB per second. Presuming your broadband supports that speed when it arrives, of course. Time to get... >>

Smart lighting solutions: Here are nine options to choose from

Smart lighting solutions: Here are nine options to choose from

By 11 October 2014

Having a smart home isn't just about clever appliances or smartphone-controlled heating, there are also robotic vacuum cleaners, Bluetooth-enabled showerheads and music-playing mirrors available. However, and perhaps more importantly, you can also get... >>

Want smartphone-controlled heating? Here are some of your options

Want smartphone-controlled heating? Here are some of your options

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Clever heating systems have really come into their own recently, with a number of solutions already available and developing as both Honeywell and Tado have announced new thermostats this week, the former of which will allow you to talk to it when it... >>

Hello Thermostat: Honeywell creates a heating system you can talk to

Hello Thermostat: Honeywell creates a heating system you can talk to

By 9 October 2014

We doubt that Jean Luc Picard ever had to ask the computer to turn up the heating on the Enterprise, but Honeywell is about to make that a possibility for any would be captain at home with a new thermostat that you can control with your voice. The voice... >>